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A Geometric Haircut

A Geometric Haircut

Imagine that your barber’s name is Zeno and he is doing 1/2 off haircuts. Probably he would do a geometric haircut. This is hilarious.

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Ian Stewart's Ten Favorite Mathematics Books | Abakcus

Ian Stewart’s Eight Favorite Mathematics Books

Mathematics has been one of the fundamental driving factors behind human society for at least three millennia, powering all of today's technology and underpinning practically every facet of our everyday…
Becoming an Artist: Yayoi Kusama | Video | Abakcus

Becoming an Artist: Yayoi Kusama

Yayoi Kusama is an artist known for creating works that use a pattern of dots. She rose to fame as an artist known for her paintings, sculptures, and performances.
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Codecademy

Codecademy is an American online interactive platform that offers free coding classes in 12 different programming languages.

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Brains On | Podcast for Kids | Abakcus

Brains On

Brains On! is a science podcast produced by American Public Media for children and people interested in science.
Breaking Math | Mathematics Podcast | Abakcus

Breaking Math

Breaking Math is a podcast that aims to make math accessible to everyone, and make it enjoyable. You're guaranteed to learn something new!
Changing States Dyson DIY Science Project

Changing States Science Experiment

Eggs are rich in protein. When heat is applied, chemical bonds within the protein molecules are broken, forming new bonds between adjacent molecules. This creates a network of interconnected proteins,…
DIY Galton Board 7

How to Make a Galton Board

Here is a beautiful math project for you. If you can follow the instructions carefully, you can get a very nice galton board.
Tornado In A Bottle Dyson Science DIY Project

How to Make a Tornado In A Bottle?

Create a water vortex in a bottle. The water is rapidly spinning around the center of the vortex due to centripetal force. This is an inward force directing an object…